Poroshenko: Army will receive four times more ATRA

Порошенко: Армия получит в четыре раза больше ПТРК

The meeting of the NSDC of Ukraine

The head of state said that it will not be only anti-tank missiles of domestic production, such as the government, but also Javelin.

In defense order for the year 2018, the number of anti-tank missiles (ATGM) this year increased four times. This was stated by President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko during the meeting of the Council of national security and defense, the press service of the head of state.

“Today we can say that pocitacove weapons, the amount is increased four times. And all this should be directly to the ATO. We can’t reduce the level of combat readiness of our troops,” said Poroshenko.

He said that it will not be only anti-tank systems of domestic production, such as the government, but also foreign production.

The President noted that the us will supply Ukraine anti-tank Javelin as defensive weapons due to US funding.

Poroshenko also said that the number of drones in the Mat will be increased to four and a half times, and antisnaypersky complexes – 10 times.

As reported Корреспондент.netbefore it became known that the United States will provide lethal weapons to Ukraine absolutely free.

Earlier, American media reported that the White house approved the sale of lethal defensive arms to Ukraine, but without anti-tank missiles Javelin. Later it was reported that Donald trump intends to endorse the plan to sell anti-tank missiles to Kiev.

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